Helping Your Elderly Loved Ones To Increase Their Strength

It’s no secret that, as we age, we lose some of our strength and can have issues with our balance. However, there are a number of ways that seniors can increase their strength, balance and mobility. First things first: consult a physician about your limitations. It’s wise to see a doctor before engaging in any

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3 Exercises You Can Perform With Your Walker

You’d be hard pressed to come across a physician or nutritionist who doesn’t recommend exercise as a method of staying fit and healthy. It should not be assumed, however, that exercise is only meant for those without any physical limitations. In fact, it can be argued that those who do have mobility issues should engage

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The Importance Of Getting Your Elderly Loved One Outdoors

Exercise – we all need it. And, for many Canadians, the summertime provides the perfect time to get those necessary workouts in. This is because they prefer the great outdoors over the confines of a gym. Exercising outside can be a lot of fun. It’s important, however, to wear sunscreen and stay hydrated during any

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Finding The Keys To Eliminating A Senior’s Fear Of Falling

We’ve often discussed the extreme importance of bathroom safety, here on the Advantage Home Health Solutions Blog. Naturally, we’ve pointed out the obvious fact that, as we age, our strength and balance decreases, making us all more susceptible to slips and falls. It needs to be noted that protecting seniors from slips and falls is

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Taking The Proper Steps To Make Staircases Safer

The secret is out. The older we get, the harder it is to maintain our balance. It’s no wonder many members of our elderly population require the use of mobility solutions such as walkers, rollators and wheelchairs. And while the Advantage Home Health Solutions team is very proud to offer a wide variety of the

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A Couple Of Important Wheelchair Safety Tips For Caregivers

For both senior citizens and individuals who have mobility issues, wheelchairs are often very highly recommended mobility solutions. The main benefit, of course, is that the seated position allowed by wheelchairs practically eliminates the potential for slips and falls. It is well documented that slips and falls are among the highest causes of hospitalizations for

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